8 Rash Questions About Tinea Versicolor

June 16, 2016
Leo Robert
Leo Robert

Diagnosis and treatment of tinea infections can be difficult. Take this quick quiz to test your knowledge.

An otherwise healthy 18-year old boy had been missing school because he was self-conscious about a persistent rash on his back, chest, and arms that he attributed to “acid” because “I drink too many sodas.” Ultimately, the diagnosis was a common fungal infection of the skin, tinea versicolor.

Diagnosis and treatment of tinea infections can be difficult. Take this quick quiz to test your knowledge.

Note: If you would like more information on any of the questions, a link to the original article, “A Teenage Boy with an Unsightly Rash,” is provided on the last page of the quiz.

 

Question 1:

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The correct answer is A. Cercarial dermatitis

 

Question 2:

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The correct answer is D. A, B, and C

 

Question 3:

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The correct answer is B. False

 

Question 4:

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The correct answer is C. High BMI

 

Question 5:

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The correct answer is B. Triggers inflammation

 

Question 6:

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The correct answer is A. Spaghetti and meatballs

 

Question 7:

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The correct answer is C. Once a day for 7 days

 

Question 8:

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The correct answer is A. True

For more information on all questions and answers, please visit
“A Teenage Boy with an Unsightly Rash.”